Amidst the chaos in 2020, the former CEO of Wildlife Ranching South Africa, Adri Kitshoff Botha, handed over the reins to the very capable game farmer, Richard York. In this episode of Plaas TV / Farm TV we get a chance to chat to Richard about his big plans for the industry, and the challenges that game farmers face.

Johan Reyneke, South African pioneer of organic and biodynamic winemaking from Stellenbosch, was honoured with the viticulture and wine creation award. The criteria for this award include the development of new ideas, technologies and methods within the wine-making industry, implementation and transfer thereof, changing mindsets, and benefiting the South African wine industry in general. He chats on Plaas TV / Farm TV about this achievement.

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Nuusborg / News Sponsor: Netafim South Africa

Who is Netafim?
Increased water scarcity asks that we continuously reconsider the way irrigation water is delivered to plants. Thís is why Netafim™ exists. Netafim is the global leader in smart irrigation solutions. It has 29 subsidiaries across the globe, one of which is Netafim South Africa, housed in Kraaifontein in the Western Cape. Netafim South Africa has been serving South Africa and its neighbouring countries with irrigation solutions and services since 1992. At the premises in Kraaifontein, we house one of only 17 Netafim manufacturing plants across the globe. Our production facility in Cape Town is ISO 9001:2008 certified and all products are manufactured to the most stringent quality standards, earning us a reputation for outstanding quality in product and service delivery.

Markteborg / Market Sponsor: Nutri Feeds

Who is Nutri Feeds
Nutri Feeds is a part of the Country Bird Holdings (Limited) family, and works interactively with all their world-class sister companies to provide South African farmers and households with the highest quality products for their health and the health of their farms and families. Nutri Feeds is the leader in animal feed manufacturing in South Africa and a global player in the animal feed industry. With their head office in Potchefstroom and manufacturing plants in Viljoenskroon, Mafikeng and Bloemfontein, Nutri Feeds is your countrywide first choice in animal feeds for pigs, sheep, poultry, dairy and beef cattle. Nutri Feeds products are not only freely available in South Africa, but also in Swaziland, Zambia, Lesotho, Namibia and several other African countries.

Plaas TV, Farm TV, citrus

Agter die skerms: Plaas TV / Farm TV is ‘n gereelde aanlyn-televisieprogram wat die jongste landbounuus, aktuele kwessies, tegniese inligting, finansiële sake, weer en soveel meer aanraak – alles gefokus op die Suid- en Suider- Afrikaanse landboubedryf.

TV is a weekday online television programme designed to inform, educate and enrich. The programme will consist of a balanced mix of news, market updates, interviews, weather, event information and much more.

The programme is broadcast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 08:00 on the Plaas TV / Farm TV YouTube channel, which can be accessed at this link. Programmes will be available on demand and can be viewed at any time once uploaded.